03/19/2014 01:16 pm ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

5 Shocking Realities Of Being Transgender The Media Ignores

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I bet that, for most of you, nothing would feel weirder than having your dad or brother tell you he's now a woman. And for a certain percentage of people, the reaction to that news would be violent. The reality is that the entire concept of transgender people makes folks very uncomfortable, which means we're simply not talking about it enough.

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